Skye Boat Song

History

This Scottish song from the late 19th century is about the narrow escape of Prince Charles Stuart to the Isle of Skye, after his Jacobite battalion was defeated in battle.

Key
G Major
Genre
Folk
Written
1870
Composer
Boulton & Macleod

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